yes! (Re: frustrating *dumb* problem getting php to work underapache)

Markie markie at
Tue Aug 12 14:50:29 PDT 2003

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From: "tb" <tb at>
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Sent: Tuesday, August 12, 2003 10:28 PM
Subject: yes! (Re: frustrating *dumb* problem getting php to work

> markie at (Tue 08/12/03 at 10:01 PM +0100):
> > As it sounds like you've done everything alright, could I suggest you
> > creating a page, for now index.php and inside putting the following
> yeah, i was trying php scripts in .php files. i know, it
> never hurts to ask...
> > You'll want to do this with
> >
> > LoadModule php4_module        libexec/apache/
> > AddModule mod_php4.c
> > AddType application/x-httpd-php .php
> >
> > In the apache configuration...
> BINGO! in three out of three (actually, more like ten out of ten)
> of my test config files, i had two out of three of those lines.
> i knew it was dumb mistake. otoh, i don't think i saw a single
> FAQ that said 'HEY STUPID -- you need *three* new configs to
> get this to work. so now i know. i'll make a note of it in my
> httpd.conf and put it up somewhere.
> THANKS MUCH! you brightened up my day. ok, now what kind of
> beer should i attach? (just make sure you have the plug-in. :)
> cheers,
> t

No problem :o)
There's also this one if you need it

AddType application/x-httpd-php-source .phps

Then files with the .phps extension will display the source code highlighted
and things :o)

I always thought that installing php put all three lines in for you, or
maybe I did add them myself... it's been a long time since I had to deal
with setting up Apache ;)

I can legally drink beer now too (only just 18 years old did you know),
anything will do :o) Some money is attached :o) (Can you tell I am still a
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